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About this Program

Department Information

The Department of Chemistry is a comprehensive department granting bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees with specialization in all areas including biochemistry, nanochemistry, analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, polymer, synthetic and theoretical chemistry. The University of Florida ranks in the top five chemistry departments nationally in Ph.D. production and is among the top 20 in bachelor’s graduates.


Email | 352.392.0541 (tel) | 352.392.8758 (fax)

P.O. Box 117200


At least nine chemistry credits applied toward the minor must be completed at UF. Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward other majors or minors.

Students pursuing majors in biology-biotechnology, botany or chemical engineering are not eligible to receive this minor.

Required Courses

General Chemistry Sequence
Select one option: 15-8
Option A
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry 2 Laboratory
Option B
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
Honors General Chemistry 2
General Chemistry 2 Laboratory
Option C
Chemistry for Engineers 1
General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
Chemistry for Engineers 2
General Chemistry 2 Laboratory
Option D
One-Semester General Chemistry
and One-Semester General Chemistry Laboratory
Analytical Chemistry Sequence
CHM 3120
Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry Sequence
Select one option:8-10
Option A
Organic Chemistry 1
Organic Chemistry 2
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Option B
Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry 1
Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry 2
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Select one:3-4
Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry 2 2
Physical Chemistry for the Biosciences
Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 4000-level course 3
Total Credits20-26